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Twitter’s Brilliant Reaction As Wales And Scotland Battle Out Thriller In Murrayfield

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Tommy Seymour of Scotland goes past Liam Williams and Scott Williams of Wales to score his team's first try during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on February 25, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Scotland punished a dreadful Wales performance in Murrayfield this afternoon in the first game of this weekend’s Six Nations action running out 29-13 winners in the end.  Liam Williams drew first blood for the visitors, crossing after 24 minutes for the game’s first try after a simple move created the space out wide for the Scarlets winger to exploit. 24' …

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Scotland Ring The Changes For Massive Clash With Wales

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 04: John Barclay of Scotland celebrates with Sean Maitland of Scotland at full time during the RBS 6 Nations match between Scotland and Ireland at Murrayfield Stadium on February 4, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

  Scotland host Wales on Saturday in what is a make-or-break clash for both sides following narrow losses last time out. Wales were beaten by a last-gasp Elliot Daly try in the Principality Stadium as England escaped with their winning run intact. It was, however, an improvement on their laboured showing against the Italians in their opener. Rob Howley announced …

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Rob Howley Announces Powerful Wales Squad For Tournament Defining Six Nations Clash With Scotland

Wales Training Session

Wales interim head coach Rob Howley has announced his 23-man squad for the trip to Scotland for round three of the Six Nations, a clash which will likely define the tournament for both sides. Following their bruising 21-16 defeat to England in Cardiff on February 11th, Wales will be looking to bounce back and continue their push to catch Ireland …

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The Epic British And Irish Lions XV Based On Six Nations Form To Date

Lions And All Black Jersey Logos For The 2005 Brit

The 2017 Six Nations Championship is now two rounds old and, much like last year, it is England who are rumbling towards a series victory, with Ireland leading the chase to catch the streaking Red Rose. In the first season where bonus points are being employed in the marquee test championship, it is shaping up to be another enthralling tournament. …

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Disaster Strikes For Scotland As Greig Laidlaw Ruled Out Of Remainder Of Six Nations

Greig Laidlaw on crutches after the match 12/2/2017

Scotland’s worst fears have been confirmed with the news that pivotal scrum-half Greig Laidlaw has been ruled out of the remainder of the Six Nations with an ankle injury. Confirming the news via their official Twitter account, Scotland Rugby must now face into contests with England, Wales and Italy without their captain and primary kicker. BREAKING NEWS | Scotland capt. …

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Ireland Once Again Dominate Official Six Nations Team Of The Week

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 11/2/2017 Italy vs Ireland Ireland's CJ Stander

After reflecting on another bruising weekend of action, the Six Nations have once again published their team of the week. As was the case following the first weekend of action, Ireland once again dominate the team with five inclusions. CJ Stander and Paddy Jackson have retained their places in the official selection and are joined by Gary Ringrose, Keith Earls …

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Six Key Lessons From The Second Weekend Of Six Nations Action

CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 11: Elliot Daly (R) of England celebrates with team mates after scoring the match winning try during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and England at the Principality Stadium on February 11, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Week two of the Six Nations was exciting, intense and full of high quality rugby. It put England in charge, Ireland back in the title race while Wales were much improved, Scotland had a reality check, France ended their losing streak and Italy are nowhere. Absolutely nowhere. There were three enjoyable games, albeit for different reasons. Yet again, we came …

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Scotland’s Injury Nightmare Could End Any Hopes Of Six Nations Glory

France v Scotland - RBS Six Nations

Scotland will likely be the most grateful side ahead of the two-week hiatus until round three of the Six Nations as the list of injury concerns comes in following their narrow defeat to France on Sunday. Despite an impressive display across the park, including periods of domination, France emerged victorious thanks to the boot of Camille Lopez in a evenly …

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